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S-R reader shares his longtime love of pho in Spokane

I very much enjoyed your piece in Wednesday’s S-R Food section comparing Three Sisters and Le Brothers. We, too, have been longtime – some 25 years – fans of pho …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019

Potluck, restaurant, buffet and free meals are available on Thanksgiving Day

Black Angus Steakhouse - Thursday. Full turkey dinner with all the trimmings. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 14724 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $22 adults; $10 youth. (509) 927-1177. Clinkerdagger - Thursday. …

Happy Hour of the Week: the Onion Bar & Grill North Spokane

Details + don’t miss: Discounts for wine, beer, wells and growlers are $1-$3, while the food takes the spotlight. Signature onion rings are 50% off, and $6 bites include a …

Pho face-off: Le Brothers and Three Sisters serve Vietnamese cuisine within 1.3 miles of each other on Sprague

Sibling rivalry is commonplace, but how about sibling rivalry in (only) company names and signage? You’ll find the latter in the form of Le Brothers and Three Sisters Restaurant on …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Tap takeovers, throwback movie nights and new releases

Whistle Punk Brewing (122 S. Monroe St.) is hosting a new monthly cult-movie series in its taproom highlighting underappreciated (or just bad) action, sci-fi and horror films from the 1980s …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019

The joint is closing: Lindaman’s to serve final slice of pie this week after 35 years

Walking in as a customer in need of coffee, a drink or a bite to eat, you’d be forgiven for not realizing that this is a place forged out of …

Happy Hour of the Week: Cochinito Taqueria

During Happy Hour, it’s $1 off select tacos, appetizers, beer and margaritas. During all-night Happy Hour on Tuesdays, one featured taco is $2. The margarita at chef-owner Travis Dickinson’s taqueria …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

Made With Love Bakery is her dream: ‘I hope that I can be a blessing to the neighborhood,’ owner Callie Johnson says

Made With Love Bakery opened on June 29, but owner Callie Johnson has been baking out of the shop’s commercial kitchen since January. She sells her goods through the Indaba …

Ramen burger at Nudo is worth a little canoodling

Ramen Burgers aren’t new. I first ate the menu item – where bread buns are replaced by two ramen buns – at chef Joseph Elevado’s Andrea’s in Encore Las Vegas …

Happy Hour of the Week: Craft & Gather

Owner and partner Darrin Sanders’ Craft & Gather in the former clubhouse of Painted Hills Golf Course has become a favorite and go-to Happy Hour in Spokane Valley.

A new beginning: David Adlard’s Candle in the Woods is back in business in Athol

The light went out for chef David Adlard’s Candle in the Woods in Athol about two years ago. Adlard was operating out of his home, initially as a bed and …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019

Running Tab: An unexpected community is discovered at Yards dinner

Moving is difficult – duh, right? – but beyond the challenges of physically transporting your home from one place to another, a few aspects of relocating to a new city …

Sunday in Spokane: Sugar? Yes, please – at Trailbreaker Cider, Hello Sugar and Luna

With all the peace and quiet around me, I took it upon myself to enjoy a sugar rush – everything in moderation, of course – and checked out two new …

Happy Hour of the Week: Steam Plant

Steam Plant was named by Men’s Journal as one of “the 10 coolest places in America to drink craft beer.” And it’s no wonder. The 1916 building, which operated as …

Steam Plant is named one of 10 coolest places in America to drink craft beer

Spokane has received some love for its burgeoning craft beer scene, as Men’s Journal has included Steam Plant Brewing Company in downtown on the magazine’s new list titled “The 10 …

C’mon, get Happy (Hour): It’s time to gather with friends and celebrate

There are a number of reasons to be happy about Happy Hour. The workday is over. It’s time to gather with friends. Why not over food and drinks that are …

More than a year after devastating fire, Shogun restaurant to reopen at new location in Spokane Valley

After Shogun was destroyed by a fire last year, owner Joseph Lee made a promise to his longtime customers to rebuild the iconic sushi and hibachi restaurant. Lee purchased the …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Birds and Bubbles? Yes, it’s fried chicken and champagne for dinner

It might seem like an unlikely pairing, but Wandering Table hosted a Birds and Bubbles dinner across the corridor at the Yards Bruncheon on Thursday night in Kendall Yards, and …

UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019

Cougar Country in Pullman to reopen under new ownership

A Pullman couple has purchased Cougar Country Drive-In and aims to reopen the iconic restaurant in August.

UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019

Jeremy Hansen selling Spokane restaurants after accepting executive chef job in Philadelphia

Prolific Spokane chef Jeremy Hansen is headed to Philadelphia early next month after accepting an offer to be an executive chef.

UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019

Pocket Bar offers atypical fast-food option on First Avenue

Pocket Bar isn’t a full restaurant, a deviation for Adam Hegsted’s Eat Good Group, as it is a satellite retail outlet for Emily Crawford’s Eat Good Café in Liberty Lake.

UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

Crave has its ‘best year yet’: Third time’s a charm for number and quality of vendors, attendance

Bigger and better than ever. These five words describe the third-annual Crave Food and Drink Celebration that took over CenterPlace Regional Event Center in Spokane Valley last Thursday through Saturday.

2019 Crave Food and Drink Celebration photos: Night 1’s Seafood Bash is a smash

Standout dishes at Seafood Bash included Pan Seared Scallops with Mushroom Risotto from Cosmic Cowboy in Coeur d’Alene and Prosciutto-Wrapped Prawns With Pesto from Max at Mirabeau in Spokane Valley, …

Spokane ranks 9th on’s list of surprising new food destinations

While Seattle had established itself nationwide as a culinary destination, Spokane, for many years, was often overlooked as a foodie city. But now, that’s beginning to change.

Proud Mareya: Ibrahim shares her culinary skills as ‘the Fit Foodie’

Eat Cleaner CEO and founder Mareya Ibrahim is a chef, entrepreneur, nutrition coach, author and inventor, and her latest book, titled “Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish …

Fresh Sheet: Candied Pepitas recipe, Clinkerdagger’s 45th anniversary specials, and Stella’s is returning

On July 25, commemorate the 1974 opening of Clinkerdagger with a 45th anniversary cocktail party on the patio. Enjoy your favorite fare and select specialty cocktails for $4.50. RSVPs are …

After 37 years, the owners of the iconic Knight’s Diner in northeast Spokane are retiring

Knight’s Diner has a celebrated history serving breakfasts and lunch in north Spokane. More than half of that history has been overseen by Vicki and Deral Green, who have cooked …

2019 Crave: Joanna James’ ‘A Fine Line’ is a labor of love

Documentary filmmaker Joanna James will be discussing her film “A Fine Line,” which she began working on in 2014 and is about the disparity women face in the culinary industry. …

UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019

Clinkerdagger’s 45th anniversary specials; U-Pick Lavender Festival; and Stella’s is returning

Families who dine in at Applebee’s may receive as many as two complimentary kids’ meals with the purchase of one adult entrée. Children ages 12 and younger choose among entrees …

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

2019 Crave: Anita Lo on ‘Solo,’ #MeToo and Doritos

2019 Crave Food and Drink Celebration Main Stage headliner Anita M. Lo was the first female guest chef to cook for a White House State dinner, and her “Solo: A …